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Past Events


$10,000
The Fund for I-House Challenge
The International House Board of Directors will contribute $10,000 once 135 gifts are made to The Fund for I-House.
135 / 135 Gifts
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Most Donors All Night | 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. Mar 9-10
Three funds with the most unique donors all night win additional prize money.
Rank Prize Funds Donors
1 $7,500 SKY Campus Happiness Club at Berkeley 259
2 $4,000 UC Berkeley Model United Nations (UCBMUN) 151
3 $2,500 Azaad 125
4 Helix @ Berkeley 97
5 CalSol 95
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Most Donors All Day | 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Three funds with most unique donors all day.
Rank Prize Fund Donors
1 $12,500 The Cal Band Annual Fund 425
2 $6,000 The Cal Parents Fund 366
3 $2,500 The Berkeley Engineering Fund 308
4 The Haas School of Business Fund 297
5 The Letters & Science Leadership Fund 233
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Funds with the Most International Donors | 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Mar 9-10
Top two funds with the most unique international donors win $750 each. WINNERS: The Berkeley Haas Full-Time MBA Program Fund, CalSol
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Most Alum Donors | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Top two funds with the most unique alum donors win $750 each. WINNERS: The Cal Band Annual Fund, The Library Fund
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Most Current Graduate Student Donors | 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Top two funds with the most unique current graduate student donors win $750 each. WINNERS: Science Policy Group at Berkeley, The Haas School of Business Fund
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Two Random Donors | 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Two random alum donors win $750 to the fund they support. WINNERS: The Berkeley Haas Full-Time MBA Program Fund and The Native American Studies Annual Fund.
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: What's Your Berkeley Moment? | 9 p.m. to 11 a.m. Mar 9-10
What's your Berkeley Moment? Tell us on UC Berkeley’s Big Give Facebook post. Top two comments with most likes win $500 each to the area of their choice (include program hashtag so we can award the prize)! Visit https://www.facebook.com/UCBerkeley. WINNERS: Cal Band and Formula Electric at Berkeley
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Most Creative Child Post | 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Most creative post of a future Golden Bear promoting Cal on Twitter or Instagram wins $500. Include #CalBigGive and program hashtag. WINNER: Center for Educational Partnerships
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Photo Sporting Cal Gear | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Random original post on Twitter or Instagram of you, family and/or friends wearing Cal gear. 2 winners, $500 each. Include #CalBigGive and program hashtag. WINNERS: Fung Fellowship at UC Berkeley and UC Rally Committee.
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Share Your Favorite Berkeley Memory | 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Random original post on Twitter or Instagram that fills in the blank, "My favorite memory at Berkeley is _____________________" wins $1,000 (must include #CalBigGive and your program hashtag). WINNER: Eta Kappa Nu
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BIG SLICE | Areas with the Most Money Raised
The schools, colleges, and programs with the most money raised. Bragging rights only.
Rank Area of Giving Raised
1 Berkeley Public Health $8,153,981.11
2 College of Engineering $3,304,803.33
3 Haas School of Business $2,446,373.98
4 Cal Athletics $1,597,369.30
5 Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science $940,946.14
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$1,500
International House Challenge
Once the International House receives donations from 138 unique donors, $1,500 will be unlocked to the Fund for I-House.
138 / 138 Donors
Completed
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Top 3 funds with the most unique donors | 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Top three funds with the most unique donors during this hour will win additional prize money.
Rank Prize Funds Donors
1 $5,000 The Cal Band Annual Fund 87
2 $3,000 The Berkeley Engineering Fund 58
3 $1,500 UC Berkeley Model United Nations (UCBMUN) 58
4 The Haas School of Business Fund 43
5 The Berkeley Optometry Annual Fund 38
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Top 3 Funds with the Most Gifts | 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Top 3 funds with the most gifts.
Rank Prize Funds Gifts
1 $5,000 CalSol 143
2 $3,000 Formula Electric at Berkeley 96
3 $1,500 The Cal Band Annual Fund 52
4 The Berkeley Engineering Fund 40
5 The Cal Parents Fund 35
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Random Friend Donors | 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Two random unique friend (non-alum) donors win $750 each to the area that they support. WINNERS: The School of Public Health Changemaker Fund, The Botanical Garden Annual Fund
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Most Faculty and Staff Donors | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Top two funds with the most unique faculty and staff donors win $750 each. WINNERS: The Berkeley Optometry Annual Fund, The Haas School of Business Fund
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Most Donors from Classes of 2012-21 | 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Top two funds with the most unique donors from the classes of 2012–21 win $750 each. WINNERS: The Cal Band Annual Fund, The Berkeley Optometry Annual Fund
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Fill in the Blank | 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. Mar 9-10
Random original Tweet or Instagram post that fills in the blank: I give to # [Program hashtag] for #CalBigGive bc ________________ PRIZE: $500. WINNER: Helix @ Berkeley
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Why Do You Heart Cal? | 9 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mar 9-10
Post "I heart Cal because ________" on Twitter or Instagram. Most inspirational post all day wins $1,000! Include #CalBigGive and program hashtag. WINNER: Cal Triathlon
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Most Creative Pet Post | 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Most creative post of a pet promoting Cal on Twitter or Instagram wins $500. Include #CalBigGive and program hashtag. WINNER: Center for African Studies
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SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Cal Throwback Thursday Post | 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Random Cal Throwback Thursday (TBT) original photo on Instagram or Twitter wins $1,000 (must include #TBT, #CalBigGive, and your program hashtag). WINNER: CalSol (UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Team)
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BIG SLICE | Areas with the Most Unique Donors
The schools, colleges, and programs with the most unique donors. Bragging rights only.
Rank Area of Giving Donors
1 College of Letters & Science 2,108
2 Cal Athletics 923
3 College of Engineering 897
4 Haas School of Business 887
5 Cal Performances 521
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